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Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church

South of Bremen, Georga, off Highway 27, and I-20

November 2, 1997

The annual all day Sacred Harp singing was held the first Sunday in November at Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church. The class was called to order by Charlene Wallace leading song on page 59. The morning prayer was led by Elder Homer Benefield.

Charlene Wallace led song on page 453. Leaders: Mildred Patterson 146; Carlene Griffin 85; Don Bowen 283, 205; Elder Homer Benefield 56 (t? b?); Margie Smith 82b; Tim Cook 208, 299; Cathy White 84; Louis Hughes, Jr. 208; Edith Tate 436; Coy Ivey 222; Cassie Franklin 300; Bud Oliver 270; Lee Rogers 157; Myron House 421; Jeanette DePoy 328; Roy Nelson 318.

A business session was held and the following officers were elected: Chairman—Charlene Wallace; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Secretary and Arranging Committee—Judy Henry and Hugh McGraw.

RECESS

The class was called together by Judy Henry and Hugh McGraw leading song on page 145b. Leaders: B. M. Smith 273; Allison Ivey 298; Kim Cagle 176b; Linda Sides 35; Jackie Tanner 172; Judy Mincey 540; Patricia Mauldin 63; David Ivey 506; Cindy Franklin 368; Jeff Sheppard 352; Tokay Boggs 499; Lonnie Rogers 348b; Richard DeLong 542; Shelbie Sheppard 29b; Stuart Ivey 475; Katherine Benefield 373; Richard Mauldin 290; Pearl Guier 448b; Ted Mercer 182; Karen Ivey 192; Johnny Wright 145 (t? b?); Leola Smith 349; Louis Hughes, Sr. and Allison Dodson 480; Liz Bryant 504; George Garner 454; Sheri Taylor, Lisa Webb, and Laura Webb 56b; Jacob Griffith 384; Kelly Morris 49b; Teenie Moody and Tom McGraw 268, 358.

LUNCH

The afternoon session resumed with Carlene Griffin leading song on page 97. Leaders: Earlis McGraw 148; Faye Pettis 380; Frances Mary D’Andrea 209; Richard Ivey 567; Rodney Ivey 47 (t? b?); Robert Rivers, II, Hugh McGraw, and Hugh McNutt 147 (t? b?), 378 (t? b?) (for Robert Rivers, III); Hugh McGraw 254 (for Mr. Golladay); Karen Morris 47b; Billy Joe Harris 503; Reby Stanford 335; Everette Denney 426 (t? b?); Mary F. Smith 186; Danny Griffin and Tom McGraw 558, 476; Rev. Loyd Toney 43, 45 (t? b?); Jimmie Denney 87, 128; Louise Holland 137; Charlene Wallace 129 (for I.V. McWhorter), 327 (for Revy Williamson).

RECESS

The class was called together by Richard DeLong leading song on page 399b. Leaders: Felton Denney 120, 523; Elder J. J. Aderhold 46; Evelyn Harris 100, 159; Laura Akerman 543; Cassie Franklin 217; Nancy Allen 405; Ted Mercer 345b; Patricia Mauldin 388; Linda Sides 569b; Cindy Franklin 198; Jackie Tanner 123 (t? b?); Jacob Griffith 171; Richard Mauldin 36b; Richard DeLong 458.

Announcements were made. Charlene Wallace and Carlene Griffin led song on page 267 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Elder Homer Benefield.

Chairman—Charlene Wallace; Vice Chairman—Carlene Griffin; Secretary—Judy Henry.